FDA compliant pumps are manufactured in accordance with the CFR Title 21 regulations issued by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These regulations specify the types of pump materials required for these parts that come into contact with pumped liquids. Applications of FDA compliant pumps are usually in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
Some examples of fluids under move are:
The Blagdon FDA compliant pump series is manufactured in electro polished AISI 316 stainless steel as is used for speciality applications in the food, beverage and cosmetics industry. It is a lubricant free, self priming pump with a range of connections. Other specifications are:
The Husky 1590 Series of FDA compliant sanitary pumps can come manufactured in either AISI 316 stainless steel or in an aluminium centre section. These pumps have components such as diaphragms, seats and ball bearings available in FDA compliant elastomers.